- What Is Social Media Monitoring?
- How to Use It
- Take the Tour!
- Social Media Monitoring How-To's: 1-Pager
- Social Media Monitoring Overview: 1-Pager
With the rise of social media over the past 2 decades, fallout effects have finally reached the political sphere. Elected officials are increasingly communicating with their own constituencies electronically. The confluence of this rise with the Coronavirus in 2020 has made evident, now more than ever, the need to monitor exactly who is saying what to the public in a virtual forum. FiscalNote helps you cut through the noise on the most trafficked social media platform used for these types of communications: Twitter.
What Is Social Media Monitoring?
Social Media Monitoring is a way for anyone to browse Twitter as if it were designed strictly for government-use. FiscalNote provide's tweets from US legislators, US governors, state executives, and the President of the United States, with powerful filtering options such as Party, Branch and Jurisdiction, to help you find exactly what you're looking for.
Even if you don't have a Twitter account, FiscalNote can be used to explore the native Twitter experience -- photos and videos are accessible, links are actionable and will unfurl to show a full web address, and the visual representation is the exact same, as seen here:
How To Use It
Use the 'Name, Keyword, or Handle' text box on the top left to enter your search terms. There are typically 3 main uses for searching:
- A keyword or hashtag, such as COVID-19
- A specific name or account, such as an important federal official.
- Your own organization, to see if you have been mentioned by government officials.
For any scenario, type your search terms and hit Enter to find results:
Using FiscalNote to browse tweets from government officials is enhanced by powerful filtering options. Cut out the noise from the public forum and find all tweets on the subject from a specific legislature or even a party within the legislature.
Filtering options include: Date Range, Jurisdiction, Level of U.S. Government, Branch of U.S. Government, Political Party, and Topics. Combine them as needed to quickly find accurate, specific results:
More than just enhanced filters, FiscalNote provides you with end to end access for information on officials who tweet. Each tweet is linked to the official's page inside of FiscalNote, where you can find a wealth of supporting information:
Furthermore, each and every tweet is analyzed by our Data Science team to provide a list of topics referenced, arming you with an understanding of the tweet before you even begin to perform any research:
Use the Topics filter in addition to other search parameters to make searching social media even more precise:
Take the Tour!
Click here to jump into FiscalNote and follow our guided walk-through of the Social Media Monitoring tool.